Topic: Trump

Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

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Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

December 7, 2017 0 comments

Varsity athletes use prescription painkillers nearly 3 times more than non-athletes, according to The Herald’s fall 2017 poll. While 3.1 percent of non-athletes reported using painkillers recreationally, 8.3 percent of polled athletes reported that they do. Researchers said athletes — who may overuse painkillers to cope with pressure to perform […]

Ralph Northam, winner of last Tuesday's gubernatorial election in Virginia.

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Cardoso ’19: Democrats, don’t let Virginia get your hopes up

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Last Tuesday, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Virginia, Ralph Northam, raced to victory by a healthy margin.

Mitra ’18: Lessons from a lost year

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Mitra ’18: Lessons from a lost year

November 7, 2017 0 comments

Exactly a year ago today, the unthinkable happened.

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Kumar ’17: Rescued from the hurricane

September 5, 2017 0 comments

On Aug. 29, First Lady Melania Trump grabbed the national spotlight by opting to wear stilettos.

Similar to other marches nationwide, over 1,500 Rhode Islanders gathered at the State House Saturday to advocate for scientific research and funding.

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Advocates march for science in Rhode Island

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Not even the rain could keep a crowd of over 1,500 “nerds” away from Saturday’s March for Science Rhode Island at the State House, noted J. Timmons Roberts.

Rhode Island March for Science to take place April 22

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Rhode Island March for Science to take place April 22

April 21, 2017 0 comments

Recent government attitudes have raised concerns about the future of science and spurred researchers and their advocates into taking action.

Professor Nancy Khalek discussed the distinction between dialogue and debate in the classroom, arguing that the former is more constructive.

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Professor talks intersection of Trump, Islamophobia

April 18, 2017 0 comments

“How do we tell the story of Islamophobia, … and how do we tell the story of Trumpism?” asked Nancy Khalek, associate professor of religious studies.

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Mitra ’18: Don’t give up on public service

April 17, 2017 0 comments

I still visibly flinch when I think about the day after the election.

Former President of Brazil discusses challenges of democracy, impeachment

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Former President of Brazil discusses challenges of democracy, impeachment

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Dilma Rousseff spoke on the successes and challenges of her presidency as well as Brazil’s current political climate.

NPR’s Corey Flintoff analyzes US, Russia relations

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NPR’s Corey Flintoff analyzes US, Russia relations

April 6, 2017 0 comments

National Public Radio’s former bureau chief in Moscow, Corey Flintoff, discussed ongoing and future tense relations between the United States and Russia.